Hope Casto, Ph.D.
Department Chair and Associate Professor for Education Studies
Office: Palamountain Hall 216
Telephone: (518) 580-5149
- Ph.D., Learning, Teaching, and Social Policy, Cornell University
- M.S., Educational Studies, University of Edinburgh
- M.A., Social Foundations of Education, University of Virginia
- B.A., History of Art, Haverford College
- ED 115 School and Society
- ED 216 Schooling the Masses from Colonial Times to Present
- ED 217 Multicultural Education
- ED 324 Educational Policy, Politics, and Law in the U.S.
- Scribner Seminar, There’s No Place Like Home
Peer-reviewed Journal Articles
Casto, H. G., McGrath, B., Sipple, J. W., & Todd, L. (2016). “Community aware” education policy: Enhancing individual and community vitality. Educational Policy Analysis Archives, 24(50).
Casto, H. G. (2016). “Just one more thing I have to do”: In search of sustainable school community partnerships. School Community Journal, 26(1), 139-162.
Casto, H. G., Sipple, J. W., & McCabe, L. M. (2016). A Typology of School-Community Relationships: Partnering and Universal Pre-Kindergarten Policy. Educational Policy, 30(5), 659-687.
Casto, H. G., Steinhauer, A., & Pollock, P. M. (2012). Potential synergy: Rural school districts and international student programs. Rural Educator, 34(1), 1-12.
Casto, H. G. & Sipple, J. W. (2011). Who and what influences school leaders’ decisions: An institutional analysis of the implementation of Universal Prekindergarten. Educational Policy, 25(1), 134-166.
Sipple, J. W. & Casto, H. G. (2009). Major issues in American schools. In P.Allen-Meares (Ed.), Social Work Services in Schools (6th ed.). Boston: Pearson.
Sipple, J. W., Casto, H. G., & Blakely, R. M. (2009). How schools can help communities in NYS, Research and Policy Brief, Community and Rural Development Institute, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.
Sipple, J. W. & Casto, H. G. (2007). School-based Health Centers in NYS, Research and Policy Brief, Community and Rural Development Institute, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.
Sipple, J. W., McCabe, L. A., Ross-Bernstein, J., & Casto, H. G. (2009). Universal Pre-Kindergarten, Early Care, and Education in Rural New York: Research Findings and Policy Implications, New York State Rural Education Advisory Committee. March 2009.
Sipple, J. W., McCabe, L. A., Ross-Bernstein, J., & Casto, H. G. (2008). Educational Services for Preschool Children in Rural New York State: Links among Community-based Organizations, Pre-kindergarten programs, and School Districts. New York State Rural Education Advisory Committee. July 2008.